Kenson School of Production Technology

Leadership & Management Courses

Institute of Leadership and Management


We are happy to offer qualifications from the Institute of Leadership and Management, part of the City & Guilds Group. These qualifications are designed to help you boost your performance as a team member and help you make the transition from working in a team to leading a team. If you are a practising team leader, they will help you be more effective and confident in your role.

You can take this qualification as an Award or a Certificate. The units in this qualification cover a wide range of skills, knowledge and understanding. These include units that focus on:

  • Communication, with units that cover getting your message across and how to brief a team
  • Working with people, including helping your team improve
  • Providing direction and leadership, such as how to self-manage and develop as a team leader
  • Essential competencies and getting results, from problem-solving to planning and monitoring workloads

If you take the Certificate, you can also take units that make up Level 3 qualifications in leadership and management, to help your future career progression.


Credit value: Minimum 3 credits, maximum 12 credits

Total time: 30 hours


  • One-hour induction
  • At least two hours tutorial support
  • Minimum of 3 credits from Group 1*

Credit value: Minimum 13 credits, maximum 36 credits

Total time: 130 hours


  • One-hour induction
  • At least two hours tutorial support
  • Choice of optional units from Groups 1 and 2, where Group 1 contains Level 2 units and Group 2 contains units at Level 3*
  • Maximum of 6 credits from Group 2